Events

  • 500 Festival Parade
    Sat 05-28 11:30am - 2:30pm

    One of the original 500 Festival events, the IPL 500 Festival Parade is one of the nation’s largest, most respected parades, consistently earning national acclaim alongside the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

    More than 300,000 people will line the streets of downtown Indianapolis to experience the larger-than-life floats, giant helium balloons, celebrities and dignitaries, award-winning bands, and all 33 drivers competing in the Indy 500.

  • ARRL Field Day
    Sat 06-25 1:00pm - Sun 06-26 4:00pm

    Held the fourth full weekend of June, Field Day activities can be found in almost every county in Central Indiana. Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby Counties all usually have activities.

    Go to the county frequencies and give a call. Or go to the ARRL Field Day Locator at:

    http://www.arrl.org/field-day-locator

    District Field Day Activities can be found at the following locations:

  • Indianapolis Half Marathon in Lawrence
    Sat 10-01 7:00am - 1:00pm

    This is the 26th Annual Indianapolis Half-Marathon held in Lawrence, IN, old Ft. Harrison area.
    It is a 13.1 mile and 5K/Run-Walk.

    Winding through historic Fort Harrison State Park and the surrounding neighborhoods, the Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben is nationally recognized by Runner’s World for its stunning, scenic course. Join us this fall to see for yourself!

  • Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
    Sat 11-05 7:30am

    NOW ONE OF THE 15 LARGEST MARATHONS IN THE US, THE CNO FINANCIAL INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON IS THE IDEAL FALL MARATHON FOR EVERYONE FROM THE FIRST TIME MARATHON RUNNER TO ELITE ATHLETES. STARTING AND FINISHING AT THE INDIANA STATE CAPITOL, THE COURSE HIGHLIGHTS LANDMARKS AND HISTORICAL NEIGHBORHOODS THROUGHOUT INDIANAPOLIS. NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED AS FLAT AND FAST, THIS EVENT HAS HOSTED OLYMPIANS, PR SEEKS, AND THOUSANDS OF BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFIERS.